We report a novel electrochemical method for the rapid detection of the parasitic protozoan, Cryptosporidium parvum. An antibody-based capture format was transferred onto screen-printed electrodes and the presence of horseradish peroxidase-labelled antibodies binding to the oocysts was potentiometrically detected. This method allowed the detection of 5×102 Cryptosporidium oocysts per mL in 60min.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Microbiological Methods|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2013|